Dating a parapalegic
They really do make you feel happy – for a very short time.The key for me is not denying the existence of the craving or the short term rush.Today we’ll be focusing in on #2: What actually makes us happy.Now, everybody knows that I like to promote a relatively frugal lifestyle.It’s zooming out and reminding myself, “Dude, the scientists have already figured this out for you.You can buy the Cooper, and get a short term rush, or you can put that same energy and money into doing something that creates far more lasting happiness.” And that’s the golden nugget for you. I’ve been to an Al-Anon meeting but it’s not enough.
The working out of those specifics might be where your attention is going to be productive. Al-Anon is not for everyone in your situation, but those who do find it helpful would probably say that it’s the repeated attendance that makes it work.
But, I also notice that many describe their own addiction of sorts – to the partner.
A love and attachment you cannot shake, despite the consequences. My first suggestion would be to treat with skepticism any advice to take choice 1 over choice 2. And only you will know just how much sadness and anxiety is going to be inherent with either option.
Depending on the survey, you’ll see countries like Denmark, Switzerland, Austria, Canada, Bhutan, Mexico, Cuba, and others kicking our ass, and the US rarely ranks above #17 on the list.
It is intuitively hard to believe these things at first, when you have been raised as a consumer.